Awards for Excellence

The University`s physical plant was recognized with the Award for Excellence twice - in 2009 and 2014. It is APPA's most prestigious institutional award, recognizing outstanding achievement in facilities management, with giving a special consideration to how the applicant institution compares with peers in its region.

Award For Excellence

The University's physical plant office has proven itself to be a national leader in green operations, winning the APPA Leadership in Educational Facilities 2013 Sustainability Award. This international award recognizes our comprehensive approach - from curriculum to facilities stewardship - towards sustainability. 

Philadelphia University has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  2014-15 Green Power Challenge for colleges and universities, PA Environment Digest. Moreover, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named Philadelphia University a member of the 2015 Green Power Leadership Club.

Awards Green Power

The MS in Sustainable Design program has a track record of success in the green building industry and has been recognized with several awards for excellence.